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This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

3 Ways the Swedish Concept of Lagom Will Revolutionize Your Creative Agency

Last year, Sweden again emerged as a leader in the Global Innovation Index. So, what does Sweden know that the rest of the world doesn’t? One …

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Musk, Branson, and Oprah (Plus 7 Questions to Write Your Own)

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

8 fabulous foods to boost his sperm count (and increase your chance of conceiving!)

A low sperm count has often been linked with factors such as a zinc deficiency or a lack of vitamins. So, making some nutritional changes can be a …

11 Healthy Grilled Cheese Recipes That'll Satisfy Your Cravings

It's hard to resist the comfort of a grilled cheese sandwich—especially after a long day. This quintessentially American meal satisfies without …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

There Can Be No Denying It: Bots Are Now Marketers

With the rise of conversational experiences, just about every business function—from marketing to commerce to support—must be redesigned to be …

How I Built A More Emotionally Intelligent Work Culture Than Me

Realizing he isn’t the most emotionally intelligent person, this CEO created a workplace that wouldn’t reflect his more antisocial tendencies.<p>I’m the first to admit that I’m not always the easiest person to get along with. I can be abrasive. I frequently interrupt and occasionally instigate. I’m …

Top 10 Professional Life Hacks

These hacks will be game-changing for you and your schedule.<p>We all have the same 24 hours in a day.<p>When you see certain individuals achieve a level of unimaginable success, it's not because they have more hours in the day than you. It's because somehow they've figured out how to deploy those hours …

4 CEO Exercises to Prepare for Success in 2018 | Inc.com

"Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning," Winston Churchill once said. That's a great mantra for CEOs, particularly this time of year. How nice would it be to spend the holidays reassured that you've got a playbook in place for 2018?<p>Here are four high-priorities areas to …

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others

Forty-five percent of employees say words of affirmation are the primary way they like to be shown appreciation in the workplace.<p>We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things …

Taipei Ramen Restaurant Had a Line for Over 250 Hours Straight – a New Record

Ichiran had a line out the door for over ten days.<p>If residents of Taipei were looking to wait until the crowds calmed down outside of the city’s …

Taipei's Best Noodle and Dumpling Houses

Wheat products are a necessity for the Taiwanese, even though wheat is scarcely grown on the island-nation.Ordering noodles and a few side dishes at a local noodle stall is the best way of settling a meal quickly and economically for many locals. Rice was the staple carb for the Taiwanese in the …

Testing Your Fertility Level Goes Way Beyond Counting Eggs

If you’ve had difficulty conceiving for at least a year, your ob-gyn will want to run some diagnostic tests to evaluate your (and your partner’s) …

Pregnancy

The 1 Networking Rule 99 Percent of People Are Afraid to Follow, but Should

There's a reason networking events don't work.<p>How many times have you found yourself at a networking event, only to feel like you're at a networking event?<p>I'll let you in on a little secret: These aren't the events where real networking is taking place.<p>I don't go to networking events. I don't …

Why You Should Respond Positively to Negative Feedback

Your first impulse could be to lash out, but you might find a greater advantage in these alternatives.<p>Getting negative feedback is never fun. As you're getting it, you usually want to crawl into a hole and never come out.<p>And after you leave that room? Well, you probably want to fire off quite the …

Why Entrepreneurs Like Richard Branson Think They're Invincible, According to Science

Richard Branson is staying on Necker Island even though it's directly in the path of Hurricane Irma. Foolish? Not when you think of it this way.<p>Richard Branson plans to stay on Necker Island during Hurricane Irma -- even though Irma is a Category 5 hurricane and the British Virgin Islands lies …

9 Best 1-Minute Life Hacks From Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, and Oprah Winfrey

We can learn a trick or two from three of the world's most successful business icons.<p>We all love those useful positive psychology and neuroscience mind hacks that help us use our brains more effectively. Yeah, it's a thing -- books and blogs have been written about mind hacks.<p>We can also learn a …

The 21 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

These films and series showcase the beauty of the planet, delve into the details of how food arrives on your plate, and explore the mysterious and alien underwater world in oceans around the globe.<p>The downside to having all of those options is that there's a lot to choose from. To make it easier, …

Entertainment

Stress doesn't have to be a killer — here's how to use it to your advantage

Brad Stulberg, coauthor of "Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success," explains how looking at stressful situations as challenges rather than threats can help you perform better. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>So stress, in a very</i> …

Mindfulness

These Are Email Templates To Use When You Want To Ask For An Introduction

Professional social currency matters.<p>Throughout the course of your career, there will be times when you <i>need</i> to ask for an introduction–even when you <i>don’t</i> want to. Whether you’re a new entrepreneur looking for an “in” with investors or just seeking a career change, you’ll need to tap your network …

10 Insanely Toxic Habits You Need to Destroy to Be Successful

These habits that have been holding you back from the success you deserve.<p>We all want to be successful, but we don't want to face what's holding us back. Many of us ignore blind spots, only to fall prey to our shortcomings down the line. So how can we trim the fat, cut our faults to the bone, and …

Your Brain Has A “Shuffle” Button–Here’s How To Use It

Having breakthrough ideas means priming your brain with lots of raw material for it to rummage through at random.<p>In the early 1890s, everybody wanted the newest technological marvel. Democratic and affordable, the bicycle could cut people’s commute to work in half and enable them to enjoy the …

Happiness and the Lottery

A funny thing happens when a lot of money falls into your lap — you don't stay happy for very long. Termed the Hedonic Treadmill, it describes the …

11 Ways the Most Successful People Differ From Everyone Else

It's all about having the discipline to do the same simple things every day.<p>How a person defines success is a subjective thing, but likely involves some combination of financial independence, loving relationships, a solid education, and a rewarding career. Over the years, I have been fortunate to …

Want to Strengthen Your Brain? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think)

What you read matters to your little gray cells. Give them a boost.<p>I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. …

5 Millennial Trends Entrepreneurs Need to Know

These 5 Trends Show How Millennials Are Unlike Any Other Generation<p>Love it or hate it, you can't ignore Millennials any longer. They're a growing part of our population, a growing part of our workforce and a growing part of the consumer base.<p>Instead of turning up your nose at buying into the latest …

Your Employee Wants to Work Remotely

Should you let her?<p>I have always been a firm believer in having everything related to my business in one place--the people, the products, the packaging...it facilitates teamwork, provides inspiration, and encourages getting tasks done in a timely and clear manner. I have never liked outside reps, …

The Mentoring Checklist: 7 Questions for Finding Someone to Grow

Being a mentor can accelerate your personal development, too. Here's how to choose your next protégé.<p>One of the things I learned while writing one of my books, Greater Than Yourself, is that finding a mentor can be difficult -- but finding a protégé is even more daunting.<p>And, I would argue, far …